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Music or kids – What’s worse on an airplane?

4 Feb

I feel like a first class gal riding in a coach world.

There is something about riding snug in coach seating during the holidays.

Or anytime.

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Do kids need Uggs and Canada Goose Jackets?

1 Feb

Does anyone remember BiWay? It was kind of a very small precursor to walmart. Now the buildings that the stores were in house things like Dollarama and Giant Tiger.

Biway logo

I remember coming home from school one day when I was about 8 or 9 years old and laying on my bed was a brand new outfit that included a t-shirt, and an acid watch jean skirt with a matching acid wash jean jacket.

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Please rip this moustache off my face

20 Jan

Camera 360

I have a moustache.

(Not in the above photo, that’s post wax).

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Depression isn’t pretty. It’s grey.

13 Jan

Lately when I look outside, all I see is grey. Occasionally, rarely really, do I see a tiny sliver of sun and before I can turn my head to it, it’s gone, as though it was almost imagined.

That’s how I feel right now. Inside. It’s as though I am looking at the world through a lens of grey where there is no colour to be found. And it sucks.

When I was a kid, I don’t remember saying “when I grow up, I hope I’m never happy”. Who does that? Anyone? I doubt it. I like to be happy, I’m just not. And it isn’t a specific thing, unless you count the chemical imbalance that is depression to be a “thing”.

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I will continue to care until I find something that clicks and something that sticks

11 Jan


Changing my eating

Blah blah blah.

Same thing, different day.

Should I even write about this?  Does anyone care?

Do I care?

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My to do list

10 Jan

Get magazine deals at Mags Direct today.

I joined a free 30 day challenge starting on January 1st.


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The lazy person’s guide to Disney World and Universal – no planning involved!

4 Jan

We just got back from an eight day trip to Florida where we spent four days at Disney World and one day at Orlando Universal Studios – Islands of Adventures.

That’s right, folks, EIGHT days in Florida at the busiest time of year.

Prior to leaving, people kept asking me about our game plan. I did some online “research” in the form of a quick google check that only served to stress me out big time.

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This is my oath to you

31 Dec

In keeping with my tradition of listening to the most poppy of all pop songs, I adore the song Oath by Cher Lloyd and Becky G.  Alex is a huge Becky G fan as evidenced by her new flat brimmed baseball hat, high tops and sweater with holes in it. :/

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Jenn’s week on – part 8

20 Dec

Read all the posts in Jenn’s Week On.

Sunday November 25th, 2012

My week on is quickly coming to an end.

It’s funny, because when I first went off, someone said to me “oh, so you’re not like sick sick”. I know what people are saying, but I AM sick. Depression, Anxiety, and Panic Disorder are illnesses. Despite being off this week, I have had several panic attacks, including one in the middle of the night last night. Overall, I no longer feel as acute as I did, but I don’t feel “cured”.

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Jenn’s week on – Part 7

19 Dec


Read all of the posts in Jenn’s Week On.

Saturday November 24th, 2012

I can’t believe that my week on is almost over. It’s been a week of doctor’s appointment, massage, chiropractor, yoga, and cleaning. A week of a bit more sleep and more relaxation. A week that was supposed to be all about me, that turned into something much different.

TJ was home sick Tuesday to Thursday and this changed my week a great deal. Not for the better or for the worst, just changed. I am not sick with a cold but it’s not as bad as Mr. T’s was, poor little man.

I went to two yoga classes so far and have really loved them. I feel so stretched out, it’s crazy!

My house is organized for the most part – the basement is done, the kid’s rooms are done, the linen closet is done, my drawers and closet are done, all the bathrooms are done, and the kitchen is done.  I have donated TONS of things and it feels good to have done all of that.  Purging and organizing really is good for all involved.

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